Clipart of question mark.As summer approaches, you may notice holes in leaves, black spots on the bottoms of the tomatoes, spots on the leaves, your squash not developing or a variety of other things.

If you’d like to know what the problems are and what to do about them, join Angela O’Callaghan, social horticulturist, as she explains the common problems in the garden, how they happen, how you can avoid them and what to do about them if they occur.

Find registration information online.


StrawberriesStrawberries should be bright red. The average strawberry has 200 tiny seeds on the outside.

The leaf “cap” is removed before eating.

There are more than 70 varieties of strawberries.

Strawberries are usually available almost year-round, with peak season from April to July.

Click here for more strawberry facts and recipes!

Check markPressure cookers are used for high pressure canning and cooking using water or other cooking liquid in a sealed vessel.

As pressure cooking cooks food faster than conventional cooking methods, it saves energy.

The trapped steam increases the internal pressure and allows the temperature to rise.

It might be time to have your pressure cooker gauged checked.

Cooperative Extension now offers this free service.